Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.
Followers of opposition candidate Mauricio Macri holding Argentine flags walk down a street littered with leaflets in downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina. Macri won Argentina’s historic run off election
Volcanic activity at the Tungurahua volcano in Cotalo, Ecuador, on Thursday. An increase in volcanic activtiy has been seen at the Tungurahua volcano in recent days
Mauricio Macri, presidential candidate for the Cambiemos (Let’s Change) alliance, kisses his wife Juliana Awada as Argentina’s ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli watches at the end of the presidential debate ahead of November 22 run-off election in Buenos Aires.
A Chinese Navy vessel enters the port of Havana on Tuesday
Horses struggles in the mud at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday
People protest in front of NBC studios while they are calling for the network to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump to host Saturday Night Live show in New York. Trump is expected to host SNL on November 7th
Residents of Mixquic town visit a local cemetery to place flowers, food, candles and balloons at the tombs of their beloved during the celebration of All Souls Day in Mixquic, Mexico
A young reveller takes part in a parade called “La Calabiuza” , on the Day of the Dead in Tonacatepeque, 20 kms (13 miles) north of San Salvador
A Haitian woman sells water at the Haitian-Dominican border, in Malpasse
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson (R) laughs at an answer from businessman Donald Trump (L) at the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate held by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado.
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Gaviao children play with a Barbie doll during the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Vice President Joe Biden after Biden announced he will not seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination during an appearance in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
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Residents from the nearby Providencia ‘favela’ community swim and cool off in the polluted Guanabara Bay in the historic port district in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Providencia ‘favela’ is considered to be the oldest in Rio. The polluted bay will host sailing events during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Ahead of the games, the port district is undergoing a controversial multibillion dollar urban renewal program although some projects have been delayed in the midst of Brazil’s recession. Many parts of the port district retain descendants of African slaves along with Afro-Brazilian historical locations including the area where samba music is thought to have been born in Rio.
Jose poses with his rooster named Luis whilst meeting tourists in Trinidad, Cuba
Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and steam near Quito, Ecuador, on Thursday
A woman views Banksy’s ‘Donkey Documents’, a four ton mural from Jerusalem, in the Design Centre in Chelsea, London. The mural is estimated to sell for $600,000 at the forthcoming Julien’s Fine Art Auction in Beverly Hills
A portrait of welcoming Pope Francis hangs from a door in Holguin, on Friday. The pope is visiting Cuba from Saturday, the first stop on a trip that also will take him to the United States. In Cuba, he will visit Havana, the northeastern city of Holguin and Santiago de Cuba on the southeastern end of the island
Ships are seen in the street after an earthquake hit areas of central Chile, in Coquimbo city, north of Santiago, Chile. Strong aftershocks rippled through Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that killed at least eight people and slammed powerful waves into coastal towns, forcing more than a million people from their homes
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Smoke billows from a forest fire in the hillsides around Quito